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Josh Smith Talks Clutch Fabrication

Your Business Is a Reflection of You This holds true whether you intend it to or not.  As the owner, your identity is embedded in every aspect of your business– the procedures you use, the finished product, and your customers’ experience.  This is a non-negotiable part of running a business, and any owner who’s uncomfortable with it should run for the hills. The metaphor that...

The Story of Green Funeral Pioneer Esmerelda Kent

The Story of Green Funeral Pioneer Esmeralda Kent There are some jobs it seems no one would ever want. Who actually wants to pump a septic tank, for instance? And why on earth would anyone work in a restaurant dish tank? As human beings, we constantly rationalize our place in the world by comparing ourselves to people who seem to ‘have it worse.’ But the very concept of ‘having it...

Armin Vit & Bryony Gomez-Palacio are Under Consideration

Today’s guests are world renowned in the field of Graphic Design. They’ve worked for some of the biggest design agencies, advised some of the best companies, studied under legends in their field, spoken in front of huge audiences, and built a following of other graphic designers.  They themselves have now become a powerhouse couple in their field.  Armin Vit & Bryony Gomez-Palacio,...

4 Reasons Your Insurance Price Went Up

–‘Why did my insurance premium go up?’ This is a question that we address almost every day. No matter what kind of policy you’re dealing with– auto, homeowners,etc– the last thing you want to see on your insurance renewal form is a premium that’s been increased for no apparent reason. That’s exactly what we’re here to clear up. Today, we’re going to discuss the...

Writer & Director Paul Shoulberg

There are jobs you simply do, that’s what most of us have, and there are creative passions that turn out to make you a few bucks, which very few are lucky enough to succeed at. One way to gauge the difference is the perception of children.  If, as a child you heard of an occupation and immediately felt you would rather eat raw spinach with no ranch dressing while sitting in the adult church...

The Uptown Cafe – Michael Cassady’s 40 Year Painting

LISTEN HERE: There are some businesses that are integral in the fabric and story of a community. Think about the town you live in.  If someone asks, “What are some things I HAVE to do when I visit?” you immediately think of them.  Maybe the dive bar in that back alley, an ice cream shop that has handmade old-fashioned vanilla but you have to specifically ask for it, a barber shop...

23 – Secretly Canadian

Listen Here: Many of our favorite businesses were built out of someone loving something and then figuring out how to make it better. Yvon Chouinard created Patagonia because he loved rock climbing, hiking, and being outdoors.  Everything else stemmed from that. Ben & Jerry loved ice cream, Jake Carpenter of Burton snowboards just wanted to find the perfect ride.  There are lots of reasons...

Rock Paper Scissors: Telling Your Brand Story to The World

Us humans, we have all these labels for people, right. Some are mean like calling someone a nerd or a moron.  Some are self-applied like goth or grunge.  Some clearly state a specific spiritual philosophy like Christian or Pagan. Some are about ancestry, others skin color, still others define the generation you were born.  We use these words as a way to categorize traits or behaviors and all...

Episode 21 Loren Wood Builders

Our guest today builds houses. Really beautiful houses Hardwood floors with deep velvety purple finishes, huge windows full of afternoon sun.  Each home is unique and, like any good builder, his finished pieces have a stunning signature to them.  Loren Wood and his team of builders drop their heart and soul into every new build.  They pour foundations, frame walls, run electrical, pop about a...

BeeCorp: Saving Honey One Queen Bee at a Time

Our guest today has created smart solutions to specific problems that have plagued beekeepers for centuries. Her and the Beecorp team are taking on some of the key issues around a dying community of animals that we actually really need. Ellie Symes shares her story, how BeeCorp is solving key issues for beekeepers, and what she’s learned from being a CEO. Listen Here: Here’s an...
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